[talk-au] Mini Roundabouts.

Christoph Donges cdonges at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 22:38:39 GMT 2011

It's hard to do a large roundabout like that from gps data as you would
have to drive down all the paths to get the traces. I would mark it as a
mini roundabout too and let someone who cares more go and do the actual
traces to draw it properly.

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Ross Scanlon <info at 4x4falcon.com> wrote:

> Just came across this:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?**lat=-32.651744&lon=115.86618&**zoom=18<http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-32.651744&lon=115.86618&zoom=18>
> There is no way in the world that this is a mini roundabout.
> Here is the nearmap imagery for it, I know it can't be used now for osm
> but using it here for reference:
> http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-**32.650947,115.86584&z=17&t=k&**nmd=20110705<http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-32.650947,115.86584&z=17&t=k&nmd=20110705>
> Why do people not comply with this:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/**wiki/Australian_Tagging_**
> Guidelines#Roundabouts<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Australian_Tagging_Guidelines#Roundabouts>
> and read the wiki in regards to mini_roundabouts
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/**wiki/Tag:highway%3Dmini_**roundabout<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dmini_roundabout>
> and it's not tagged with clockwise=yes as required for Australia as well.
> As to the source of this it would have to be survey, unless they are
> illegally using nearmap as a source as the secondary road and roundabout
> are new and not on bing imagery.  The secondary road and roundabout were
> under construction in Feb 2011 and completed by July 2011.
> Cheers
> Ross
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